Formerly a UBC-based Comparative Literature professor with an abiding interest in Buddhist philosophy, professor emeritus Graham Good of Vancouver is most recently the author and/or translator of books on Rilke and Goethe (at right).


The Observing Self: Rediscovering the Essay (London, New York: Routledge, 1988; reiussed 2014).

Humanism Betrayed: Theory, Ideology and Culture in the Contemporary University. (Kingston, Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001).

Rilke's Late Poetry: Duino Elegies, The Sonnets to Orpheus and Selected Last Poems (Ronsdale, 2005). Translated from the German, with an introduction and Commentary by Graham Good.

Goethe's Poems (Ronsdale 2015) $18.95 978-1-55380-356-0

[UBC 2015] "Literary Criticism"